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Poxim ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Poxim Surf Guide

Poxim in Alagoas is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here.

Poxim Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Poxim:

The best conditions reported for surf at Poxim occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Poxim (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Poxim with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in May while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Poxim Location Map

Interactive Poxim surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Poxim is Zumbi Dos Palmares (Maceio) Airport (MCZ) in Brazil, which is 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Poxim is Santa Maria (Aracaju) Airport (AJU), also in Brazil, 172 km (107 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Poxim Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 02:08 Local Time
Sunday 16
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.0
ESE
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.7
SSE
Period (s) 7 14 13 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
ESE 15
SE 15
SE
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Poxim

Surf stats for Poxim, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Poxim

Wind stats for Poxim, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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